Review: Strike – Career Of Evil (S1 E2/2), Sunday 4th March, BBC One

NB: SPOILERS INSIDE So in the final Strike story – for some time, at least – we saw that Robin had been sent a severed leg in the post. Strike immediately thought of three suspects that could be behind such a personal attack:¬†Noel Brockbank, an ex-major who had been accused of abusing his daughter, Britney,…

Review: Strike – Career Of Evil (S1 E1/2), Sunday 25th February, BBC One

NB: SPOILERS INSIDE The BBC’s adaptations of JK Rowling’s Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike novels have proved a hit with viewers despite some odd scheduling. I honestly thought that these two and three-episode stories would be played out during holiday periods, like ITV’s Maigret (or perhaps strung together in one six-episode series), but no… we’ve had…

First Look: Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling, BBC One

Well, I’m back from my little break and slowly but surely I’m catching up with the things that I’ve missed this week. Last night I went along to the BFI Southbank to watch the first episode of the first of the eagerly-awaited BBC adaptations of JK Rowling’s (or Robert Galbraith’s) Cormoran Strike novels. The first,…

JK Rowling’s Cormoran Strike crime novels to be adapted by the BBC

Yes, I’ve already uploaded¬†a post about about the BBC’s upcoming autumn/winter slate of programmes (here if you missed it), but within all the Sherlocks and the Luthers there was one titbit that deserved its own news story. JK Rowling is one of the world’s biggest selling and best known authors, thanks to a little wizard…